Lovers of nature photography can have their say in the People's Choice category of the Wildlife Photographer of the Year Competition. Fifty images, pre-selected by the jury from more than 41,000 entries, are being put up for a global online vote.

The winner of the People's Choice Award will be announced at the Wildlife Photographer of the Year awards evening. The Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition goes on display at the Natural History Museum in London on 24 October before embarking on an international tour.

IBTimesUK presents 15 of the photos up for the People's Choice Award. See the other 35 and vote for your favourite at www.wildlifephotographeroftheyear.com

Facebook update, Marsel van Oosten Netherlands
Facebook update, Marsel van Oosten (Netherlands)
Apex predators, Justin Black United States
Apex predators, Justin Black (United States)
Bad hair day, Gordon Illg United States
Bad hair day, Gordon Illg (United States)
Too big but so tasty, Alain Ghignone Italy
Too big but so tasty, Alain Ghignone (Italy)
Stretching, Stephan Tuengler Germany
Stretching, Stephan Tuengler (Germany)
Leaping gentoo penguin, Paul Souders United States
Leaping gentoo penguin, Paul Souders (United States)
Sentry duty, Neil Aldridge South Africa
Sentry duty, Neil Aldridge (South Africa)
Big mouth, Adriana Basques United States
Big mouth, Adriana Basques (United States)
Yellow-necked mouse, Carsten Braun Germany
Yellow-necked mouse, Carsten Braun (Germany)
Old clothes, Claudio Contreras Koob Mexico
Old clothes, Claudio Contreras Koob (Mexico)
Innocence Betrayed, Hilary OLeary Zimbabwe
Innocence Betrayed, Hilary O'Leary (Zimbabwe)
Australian sea lion pups, Michael Patrick ONeill United States
Australian sea lion pups, Michael Patrick O'Neill (United States)
Moonlight climber, Alexander Badyaev United States
Moonlight climber, Alexander Badyaev (United States)
One eye on you, Mohammad Khorshed Kuwait
One eye on you, Mohammad Khorshed (Kuwait)
Dantes inferno, Karen Lunney Australia
Dante's inferno, Karen Lunney (Australia)